Use the following code to attach a file to a document. In the example, the code
is referencing a field on the form representing the filename of the attachment.
Dim ws As New notesuiworkspace
Dim uidoc As NotesUiDocument
Dim doc As notesdocument
Dim attach As NotesRichTextItem
Dim object As NotesEmbeddedObject
Dim filename As String
Set uidoc = ws.currentdocument
Set doc = uidoc.document
'Set filename to the name of the file.
filename = uidoc.fieldgettext("FileName")
Set attach = New NotesRichTextItem( doc, "Body" )
Set object = attach.EmbedObject _
( EMBED_ATTACHMENT, "", filename)
This was first published in November 2000